Floods, floods, floods, floods and still more floods – an Act of God, or a Dereliction of Duty by our Governments?

      The Environment Agency continues to issue flood warnings galore (still about a hundred and fifty) for mostly the North West and the North East of England, but now also Southwest and Wales – they come at three different levels Severe (warning of danger to life), Warning (flood expected, so immediate action required), Alert (flooding possible, […]

‘Rip-off Britain’ has been obvious and around 50 years – why is it still with us?

The British people have an unfortunate trait in that sometimes it takes them a long time to catch-on when they are being conned – we are too trusting you see. The population finally woke-up a bit in the 1990s and realised that they were widely, constantly and consistently being ripped-off with exorbitant charges on products, […]

UK Coastal Defences & Flood Defences – in your Dreams!

The flooding has stopped for now, and the water will gradually recede from the devastated areas. Land will recover eventually and property will be dried out, buildings will be repaired, and millions of pounds in insurance will be paid out. Sorted then? Certainly not! People have died, individuals have been injured, lives have been destroyed, […]